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“I only knew Margeau for a few short years...but feel like I have known her all of my life! What a PRECIOUS friend! The times we spent together were...Read More »
1 of 100+ | Posted by: Mona Koehler - Avon, OH

“I send my deepest sympathies to the Stumphauzer family in this time of grief. I hope you can take comfort in the joy, laughter, and time she so...Read More »
2 of 100+ | Posted by: Sara Mari Flores - St. Louis, MO

“Margeau She came for love, and she gave it in abundance. She came for love, and she received it in abundance She has returned to God - for God is...Read More »
3 of 100+ | Posted by: Bob and Jo Puskas - Manchester, MO

“Dear Stumphauzer Family, I was so sorry to hear of Margeau's passing. She was a beautiful person with a contageous smile. I pray that you all find...Read More »
4 of 100+ | Posted by: Ginny Koba - Lorain, OH - friend

“The dove on the cross reminds us that you were with the Holy Spirit. Though we will miss you and love you forever, we know you are whole and at peace...Read More »
5 of 100+ | Posted by: Evie and Kim Packard - Naples, FL

“Dear Gail, Ken and Family,Please know that our arms embrace you and our thoughts and prayers are with you as you help your beautiful daughter...Read More »
6 of 100+ | Posted by: Holly Brinda - Elyria, OH

“Ken, Gail and Family, There are no words to express my heartfelt sympathy for your family. She was truly a beautiful person from the inside out....Read More »
7 of 100+ | Posted by: Monica Gillen

“Dear Stumphauzer Family, May you find comfort and peace in your memories and your family during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
8 of 100+ | Posted by: Maureen (Koba) Mantin and Family - OH

“Our deepest sympathies to the Stumphauzer family. Our thought and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Love the Cortes Family ”
9 of 100+ | Posted by: Lashawn & Ramon Cortes - Atlanta, GA

“Dear Stumphauzer Family, You have all been in our thoughts, hearts and prayers since we learned of your heartbreaking loss. We are so sorry. We hope...Read More »
10 of 100+ | Posted by: Audrey Fox

“So very sad to hear about Margeau. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
11 of 100+ | Posted by: Amy Puskas - St. Louis, MO

“I am very sorry to hear the sad news and you are in our prayers. Sincerely, Mr. and Mrs. Frank S. Papay and Family ”
12 of 100+ | Posted by: Frank S. Papay - Elyria, OH

“Ryan, My sincerest prayers are with you and your family as you heal together. Meaghan ”
13 of 100+ | Posted by: Meaghan Burns - Lorain

“My deepest sympathy to your family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Peace Be With You ”
14 of 100+ | Posted by: Annette Blackshire - Amherst, OH

“Margeau - Your beautiful smile and generous spirit will be missed by more people than you will ever know. Stumphauzer Family - I'm so sorry for...Read More »
15 of 100+ | Posted by: Nikol Cullen Stout - Delaware, OH

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Fred Bristow ”
16 of 100+ | Posted by: Fred Bristow - VOSS Aerospace

“Dear Stumphauzer family, I am so very sorry for your loss.You are in my prayers.God bless you. ”
17 of 100+ | Posted by: Robert G.Uszak - Avon, OH

“Ryan, I am truly sorry for your loss. If there is anything I can do to assist you during this time, please let me know. ”
18 of 100+ | Posted by: Avatar - Washington DC, DC

“Kelly, We are praying for you and your family at this time of deep sorrow. All the Best, Scott Schraff & Family ”
19 of 100+ | Posted by: Scott Schraff & Family - Friend

“Dear Ryan, My condolences go out to you and your family during these tough times. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Take Care. Julie Rivera ”
20 of 100+ | Posted by: Julie Rivera - Pembroke Pines, FL

“Hi Ryan, I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Frances ”
21 of 100+ | Posted by: Frances SZczepanski - Boca Raton, FL

“Dear Ryan, I am so sad to hear of your sister's passing. Please know that you and your family are very much in the thoughts and prayers of your many...Read More »
22 of 100+ | Posted by: Michael Davis - Miami, FL

“Ryan, it saddens me greatly to hear about your little sister. Please know that my thoughts and my prayers are with you, and your family during this...Read More »
23 of 100+ | Posted by: Yovanny - Miami, FL

“Ryan, I'm truly sorry for your loss. I'm sure that Margeau was a beautiful person, who shared your warm personality. Believe me, she will still be...Read More »
24 of 100+ | Posted by: Karlyn Hunter

“Thoughts and prayers are with all of you. ”
25 of 100+ | Posted by: Doug Sherba - Amherst, OH

“Your friends and family at the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida are moved by your tragic loss. Please know that...Read More »
26 of 100+ | Posted by: Norman O. Hemming, III - Miami, FL

“I'm so sorry for your tragic lost, words cannot express my condolences for the entire family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
27 of 100+ | Posted by: Daleana Roque - Miami, FL

“Ken, Gail, Kelly, Ryan, Ken, my love and deepest sympathy are with you all today. I still remember Margeau as a beautiful, wide-eyed little girl....Read More »
28 of 100+ | Posted by: Robin Puskas - Brooklyn, NY

“Ken,Gail&family I cant imagine how deep the pain must be. My prayers are with you at this time. What a beautiful daughter.. What a beautiful...Read More »
29 of 100+ | Posted by: kathy weston - elyria, OH

“Margeau showed up at our Ohio State football gamewatch parties here in Phoenix in 2007 and it was such a pleasure to get to know her. She came back...Read More »
30 of 100+ | Posted by: Gary Grottenthaler - Scottsdale, AZ

“Ken, Gail and Family, I will miss her sweet smile and beautiful spirit for life. Her unconditional love and kind heart will live on forever. I...Read More »
31 of 100+ | Posted by: Veronica Stumphauzer - Avon, OH

“Dear Ryan & Family, May faith, love, & the support of family and friends help you through this difficult time. ”
32 of 100+ | Posted by: Chris & Karin Vastine - FL

“I was deeply saddened to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you. ”
33 of 100+ | Posted by: Kristen Sinch - Oakland, CA

“My sweet and most hilarous friend has passed, truly a light to my life. One of the woman that I will be forever greatful for making me the woman I...Read More »
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Lauren ODonnell - Salem, OH

“Margeau was such a sweet little girl and turned into such a beautiful woman. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
35 of 100+ | Posted by: Joelle Arp-Dunham - Athens, GA

“Dear Gail, I cannot imagine your sadness. I'm praying for you and thinking of sorry. Dorie ”
36 of 100+ | Posted by: Doris Minnich - Avon Lake, OH

“To the Stumphauzer family, My deepest condolences to you all. Margeau was as unique and beautiful as her name. I was able to know Margeau through...Read More »
37 of 100+ | Posted by: Jason Lawhead - Los Angeles, CA, CA

“Dear Ken, Gail, Ryan, Ken, Kelly, My condolences and deep sympathy to you all on the loss of Margeau. Know that I hold you and memories of Margeau...Read More »
38 of 100+ | Posted by: Lisa Stillwell - Lancaster, PA

“Ryan & familia Stumphauzer, Los acompano en sus sentimientos. Que dios le de la fuerza y fortaleza para seguir hacia adelante. Siempre, Maria Aponte ”
39 of 100+ | Posted by: Maria Aponte - Boston, MA

“Ryan & Family: We wanted to let you know that you have our deepest sympathy, and our hearts are truly saddened. May the love of those around you help...Read More »
40 of 100+ | Posted by: Antonio & Nancy Maldonado - Miami, FL

“Stumphauzer Family,I wish I could express the sorrow I feel just knowing that you and your love ones are bearing a loss so profound. May it comfort...Read More »
41 of 100+ | Posted by: Brenda, George & Kiara - Easton, MA

“Stumphauzer Family,My deepest sympathy. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Margeau Nicole is such a beautiful person and truly amazing...Read More »
42 of 100+ | Posted by: Tammy Riley - Amherst, OH

“Margeau was one on my first real friends when I started at St. Peters in the 4th grade. I remember playing tag with her at the house in Lorain....Read More »
43 of 100+ | Posted by: Allison Schlenk (Waters) - Dayton, OH

“Stumphauzer family, we love you and wish we had the words to lighten your agony but sometimes words are not enough. Please accept our deepest...Read More »
44 of 100+ | Posted by: Jocelyn & Alex Valderrama - MA

“Ryan, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I'm so sorry for your loss. Dios los bendiga siempre. Love, Evelyn ”
45 of 100+ | Posted by: Evelyn Cotto - Sunrise, FL

“Ryan, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. sincerely, Wayne ”
46 of 100+ | Posted by: Wayne Black - Miami, FL - friend

“Mr. and Mrs. Stumphauzer and Family,May you find peace in knowing that your daughter's vibrant personality and caring heart had a positive impact so...Read More »
47 of 100+ | Posted by: Chad Treboniak - MD

“Ryan, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
48 of 100+ | Posted by: Lilian Cruz - Miami, FL - Friend

“Ryan, my prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. Love, The Christie's ”
49 of 100+ | Posted by: Shirley - Miami, FL - Friend

“Ryan, I am sorry for your loss. My condolences, thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
50 of 100+ | Posted by: Annel - Miami, FL - friend

“Stumphauzer Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow,...Read More »
51 of 100+ | Posted by: Maldonado - Rivera - Miami, FL

“Ryan, Our condolences go out to you and your family. You are all in our prayers and in our thoughts during this difficult time. GOD Bless. ~The...Read More »
52 of 100+ | Posted by: Michael and Tiffany Wild - FL

“Dear Kelly and Family,Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficulttime. ”
53 of 100+ | Posted by: Linda and Chris Bunce - Oberlin, OH

“Dear Gail and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are will all who are mourning the loss of Margeau... ”
54 of 100+ | Posted by: Michelle Visgak - Wakeman, OH

“Dear Gail & Family, You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Our sincere sympathies. ”
55 of 100+ | Posted by: Kathleen & Bob Bartlome - Amherst, OH

“I remember walking into Jax clothing store in Lorain and being greeted by the beautiful and bubbly Margeau. I knew her as a middle schooler but had...Read More »
56 of 100+ | Posted by: Allison H. Bescak - Ocean Pines, MD

“Stumphauzer Family ~ I am very sorry for you loss. Margeau will be missed but know she will always be with you in your hearts and memories. ...Read More »
57 of 100+ | Posted by: Leslie Detmayer - Brecksville, OH

“Gail & family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God give you all you need during...Read More »
58 of 100+ | Posted by: Traci Shed and family - ELyria, OH

“Love and prayers to all of you during this most difficult time. You are such a strong, awesome, loving family. And those quatlities will bind you...Read More »
59 of 100+ | Posted by: Julia (Bartek) Sullivan and Family - OH

“Gail and Ken, We are so so sorry for your loss. Find the strength you need within your friends and family, and know that we are thinking of you. ”
60 of 100+ | Posted by: Alison and Rob Musser - Cleveland, OH

“This I know is true....the angels came to greet you and they led you to paradise. We loved you on earth, we will love you in heaven. You will be...Read More »
61 of 100+ | Posted by: Kathy and Tom Solak - OH

“Words cannot express my deepest sympathies to the Stumphauzer family. Margeau's beautiful spirit will live on. I am so very sorry for your loss and...Read More »
62 of 100+ | Posted by: Kristen Jones-Schmittgen - Elyria, OH

“I am glad I had the pleasure of having Margeau as a friend at The University of Akron. She loved quoting "Catty shack" when Bill Murray would say ...Read More »
63 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeremy Winter - cuyahoga falls, OH

“My most heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you, and with Margeau. ”
64 of 100+ | Posted by: John Puskas - St. Louis, MO

“Ken and Gail, I'm so sorry to learn of Margo's passing. Please accept my sincere condolences. May God give you the courage to face the loss and to...Read More »
65 of 100+ | Posted by: Jim Jesko - Amherst, OH

“Dearest Stumphauzer family, There is not a single memory I have growing up that didnt include Margeau and your family. I can not even imagine the...Read More »
66 of 100+ | Posted by: Brandi Griffith - Boca Raton, FL

“The time we spent in AZ was amazing, the adventure at the Grand Canyon, watching the beautiful stars in the dark of night. I know you will be one of...Read More »
67 of 100+ | Posted by: Raymond Ho - Sunrise, FL - friend

“You will be truly missed! The memories we had with you margeau will never be forgotten! Our thoughts and prayers to your family! We love you. -The...Read More »
68 of 100+ | Posted by: Maddie Riley - Amherst, OH

“Gail and Ken, Ray and I are saddened by the passing of your beloved Daughter, I know words are of little comfort now but please know we are keeping...Read More »
69 of 100+ | Posted by: Mary Camp - Avon, OH

“To the Stumphauzer family, Our teachers were shocked today to hear of the passing of Margeau. I have not seen her since she was in third grade and...Read More »
70 of 100+ | Posted by: Linda Soeder - Lorain, OH

“My best high school memories were all with you. We laughed together, cried together and found trouble together. You had the most charismatic and...Read More »
71 of 100+ | Posted by: Lauren Ickes (Barney) - Kent, OH

“Dear Ken, Gail and all of the Stumphauzer Family, Thinking about you at this difficult time. Our sincere condolences, Rob & Katarina Levit ”
72 of 100+ | Posted by: Rob & Katarina Levit - Amherst, OH

“I remember the first time I met her at Jax, she was stunningly beautiful, funny, friendly, and I could go on and on. My mother was so very fond of...Read More »
73 of 100+ | Posted by: Leslee (Gillen) Koleszar - OH

“Thinking of you all during this difficult time. Sending our love and prayers for God to grant you strength. Love, Josette and Family ”
74 of 100+ | Posted by: Josette Beran - Abu Dhabi

“KEN ,GAIL & FAMILY Our deepest sympathy on the loss of MARGEAU, you are all in our thoughts and prayers ”
75 of 100+ | Posted by: RON & SYLVIA STUMPHAUZER - OH

“Dear Stumphauzer Family,Our families thoughts and prayers go out your family. ”
76 of 100+ | Posted by: Brian Bowman - Amherst, OH

“Your family is in our thoughts and prayers, ”
77 of 100+ | Posted by: Bob and Kate Gargasz - Lorain, OH

“There really are no words to express my deepest sympathies to all family. ”
78 of 100+ | Posted by: Na Liu - Tianjin China - friend

“Dear Gail and family - Holding you in love and prayer in this time beyond what words can express. May you feel the comfort of the support around...Read More »
79 of 100+ | Posted by: Jennifer Shults - Oberlin, OH

“Ken & Gail and family - It's so hard to find the words to express our sadness at this time. Please know that we are holding you all close in our...Read More »
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Jackie Cree & John Tubbs - Lorain, OH

“Gail and Family, My Deepest Sympaty on the passing of Margeau. I pray for peace and comfort for all of you. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal...Read More »
81 of 100+ | Posted by: Chris Kish - Amherst, OH

“Dear Ken, Gail, and the Stumphauzer Family, Your family is in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time. Always know you are never...Read More »
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Pat and Angie Riley - Lorain, OH

“My deepest sympathy to your entire family. Although no words are adequate at this time, cry when you want, laugh when you want and get angry when...Read More »
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Michele (Fekete) Beko - Lorain, OH

“Dear Ken and Gail and family, our deepest sympathy's. May God bless you all. ”
84 of 100+ | Posted by: Dennis and Cathy DeAngelis - OH

“May God keep Margeau and her brothers in his loving care until we all meet again in eternity, Love always, Thom & Darla ”
85 of 100+ | Posted by: Thom and Darla Urbanek - lorain, KS

“Kel & family, May your light always shine bright on the memories of Margeau. Her body is at rest, her spirit is alive, and her memory will live on...Read More »
86 of 100+ | Posted by: Leigh Yingling

“Words are hard to find. Deepest sympathy for the wonderful Stumphauzer family. ”
87 of 100+ | Posted by: Eric Wilson - Palm Bay, FL

“The Stumphauzer family: My thoughts, prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. Rest in peace, Margeau. ”
88 of 100+ | Posted by: Del MacDonald - Sandusky, OH

“The heavens have been blessed with another shining star...May the light of Margeau's life continue to shine bright to help guide you through this...Read More »
89 of 100+ | Posted by: Matt Dooley and Megan Sockel Dooley

“For your family -- I am so sorry that Margeau's light has left your life. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
90 of 100+ | Posted by: Lorene Celano - Arvada, CO

“It saddens me to hear that Margeau is no longer with us, but I have faith that she is now another one of God's angels. To the Stumphauzer family, my...Read More »
91 of 100+ | Posted by: Sharleen Suico - Toledo, OH

“I met Margeau my freshmen year at The University of Akron. I will ALWAYS remember her smile and her coming into my room with her blanket named...Read More »
92 of 100+ | Posted by: Krysten Mack Sidaway - OH

“Love you lots Margeau, you were hilarious always! Such a wonderful friend- I know you will be watching over all of us from above. Xoxo ”
93 of 100+ | Posted by: Brittney Ditzler - Avon, OH

“There really are no words to express my deepest sympathies to your family. I have So many great memories of Margeau and my friendship when we were...Read More »
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Jenny Gonzalez - Lakewood, OH

“Dear Ken, Gail and family: Please accept our deepest sympathy in the loss of your beautiful daughter, Margeau. Our prayers are with you. Jim,...Read More »
95 of 100+ | Posted by: James and Susan Burge - Avon, OH

“I am so sorry for your lose Margeau was a beatiful person, I haven't seen her in a long time but her smile could light up a room. She was a very...Read More »
96 of 100+ | Posted by: Nicholas kennedy - amherst, OH

“Our thoughts are with the Stumphauzer family in time of great loss. Rest in peace Margeau. ”
97 of 100+ | Posted by: Matt Pastron - Myrtle Beach, SC

“Margeau, your joyful spirit will be greatly missed by your friends and family. AOE ”
98 of 100+ | Posted by: Laura Stanley - Columbus, OH

“Margeau, You have always had a special place in my heart, and that will never change ”
99 of 100+ | Posted by: Uncle Gene Celano - Denver, CO

“My heart is broken. I'm so happy you were a part of my life, and that I could call you my friend. You will always be loved, and never forgotten. ”
100 of 100+ | Posted by: Bryan Pastron - Lorain, OH

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Margeau Nicole Stumphauzer, age 29, entered into eternal rest with her Lord and Savior, Sunday, September 25, 2011 after a long and courageous battle with a lifelong illness.
Her kindness, generosity, wit and playful spirit will be remembered by her loving family, friends, and the many lives she touched along the way.
Her smile was contagious despite her suffering and her unconditional love was and will always be an inspiration.
Margeau is survived by her parents, Ken and Gail (nee Celano) Stumphauzer, of Vermilion; brothers, Ryan Stumphauzer, of Miami, Florida and Ken M. Stumphauzer, of New York City, NY; sister, Kelly (nee Stumphauzer) Draga, of Amherst; niece, Lily; nephews, Cullen, Evan and Ashton Draga; grandmother, Kathryn Stumphauzer, of Elyria.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Chad Douglas and Gregory Brent Stumphauzer; grandparents, William Stumphauzer, Joseph and Rose Celano; and aunt, Carolyn (nee Celano) Feuerborn.
The Stumphauzer family will receive friends on Friday, September 30, 2011 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Rd., Amherst where a "Sharing of Memories" service will take place at 8:00 p.m., following the visitation. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. at the Church of St. Peter, 3655 Oberlin Ave., Lorain (PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH), Rev. Fr. Craig Hovanec, Pastor, will officiate. Private family interment will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Margeau to "Margeau's Free to be Fund" c/o Common Ground, 14240 Baird Rd., Oberlin, OH 44074, which will sponsor an annual Women's Day of Healing.
Online condolences may be left for the Stumphauzer family at

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